The Fundamentals of Lithium-Ion Cells

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Course Overview: 

This course is an advanced-level course designed to quickly introduce electrochemistry principals and how they are applied to the practical application of Lithium-ion Cells. This module will highlight the mechanical and chemical considerations made during design to tailor cell performance for applications and manufacture. The topic is explored further with the inclusion of cell selection for application, alternatives to Lithium-ion, understanding failure modes and a look at today’s global market.

This course is delivered in partnership with HSSMI.


Topics Covered: 

This course course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Electrochemistry 
  • Lithium-ion Cell Construction and Manufacture
  • Design for Performance and Cell Selection     
  • Safety, Failure Modes and Prevention

Who should attend: 

This course is intended for:

  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Commercial staff looking to build on their technical understanding

Benefits and Learning Objectives: 

Delegate will learn how to:

  • Understand what goes in to a lithium-ion cell and the key principles of electrochemistry 
  • Learn how design and manufacturing decisions affect overall cell and battery pack performance. 
  • Understand why cells fail and prevention methods 

Pre-requisites: 

No existing knowledge is required to undertake this course.


Why choose SMMT QMD: 


In order to strengthen the services we provide to the UK’s automotive quality management specialists and further underpin the competitiveness of UK manufacturers, SMMT Industry Forum has created SMMT QMD, its new Quality Management Division.

SMMT QMD was launched at the inaugural Automotive Quality Management Systems Conference in Birmingham in November 2018 and aims to ensure that the UK automotive industry plays an active role in the development and governance of national and international automotive standards. 

SMMT QMD will provide a community of practice to directly support UK quality professionals, ensuring standards are effectively implemented and improving competitive performance. As such, SMMT QMD will now provide the following services:

  • An industry association for quality managers
  • Training, professional development and resources
  • Publications
  • Practical help and support
  • Course booking details:

Course Booking Details: 

Date & Time Company Venue Cost Availability Take Action
03/11/2020 - 03/11/2020
08:30 - 12:30
SMMT Industry Forum Virtual (UK time) £150 Spaces Available Book

Further information

SMMT QMD is the Automotive Quality Management Division of SMMT Industry Forum.

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